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Become A Member of Black Trans Royalty

Registration & Interview will be held at the Wyndham Hotel Wednesday May 6 at 1:45PM.  All contestants are required to arrive on time in professional attire.  Doors open at 1:00 PM.

Agenda

  • 1-1:30 Contestant Arrival. (Walk-up application, entry fee and music)
  • 1:45     Registration Begins
  • 2:15     Interview Begins

(State Division interview is evaluated but not included in competition final score)


Contestant Line-up

Your contestant number and interview schedule will be based on the time/date your online application is received.

 

Music

Contestant music must be labeled and uploaded online no later than 1:45PM when registration begins. No vulgar language to be played in any music.

Upload Example:

  1. LDavenport_Presentation and
  2. LDavenport_Talent

Upload Pageant Music Here:

CONTESTANT ELIGIBILITY

  • Mr Black Trans Contestant – pre, post or non opt female to male transman age 18 or older living life full time as male and proud of his trans identity.
  • Miss Black Trans Contestant – pre, post or non opt male to female transwoman age 18 or older living life full time as female and proud of her trans identity.
  • Mx. Black Trans Contestant – pre, post or non opt gnc/non-binary person age 18 or older and proud of their trans identity.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Contestants must be 18 years or older at the time of competition entry.
  • Contestants must submit a completed application along with their entry fee.
  • Contestants must provide a valid unexpired government issued driver’s license or non-driver’s license identification at time of registration.
  • All contestants must be in good emotional and physical health to fulfill all pageant duties.
  • Contestant must have high school diploma, GED equivalent or seeking enrollment.

BLACK TRANS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

(All Categories)

BLACK TRANS STATE COMPETITION

(Presentation, Talent & Formal Wear)

35% Personal Interview: A personal interview is required for all BTIPS candidates. Personal interview provides an opportunity to further discuss the mutual opportunities with BTIPS. This panel interview also evaluates your ability to embody the mission of BTIPS and three pillars of elegance, philanthropy and community service.  Each contestant will be credited for their Online Application, Attire, Personal Grooming, Communications Skill and Overall Response in a professional panel interview.

15% Presentation: “Royal Vision of Love” theme. As part of the Black Trans International Pageant Royalty, you are viewed as an inspiration to others. In the presentation competition call on our ancestors and bring to the stage your creative interpretation of your “Royal Vision of Love”. Limited to (3) Minutes. Each contestant will earn points for Theme Wear (Color Royal Purple or Red with a hint of sparkle) Creativity, Personal Grooming and Overall Presentation.

15% Talent: As part of the duties of the Black Trans International Pageant Royalty, you may be asked to entertain to promote the pageantry system. Each Contestant will display his/her entertainment ability through Lip-Sync, Live Vocal, and/or Other Entertainment. (5minutes with 3 minute setup time) and will be credited for Artistic Selection, Entertainment Value, and Over All Talent Presentation.

15% Evening Gown/Men’s Formal Wear: As part of the duties of the Black Trans International Pageant Royalty, you may be asked to appear or participate in formal or black tie events. Each Contestant will display formal attire and will be credited for Formal Wear Selection, Personal Grooming and Overall Appearance. Men’ Formal Wear is defined as a suit & tie or tuxedo. Miss Contestants: Evening Gown is defined as a floor length gown (At the ankle or longer).

20% Onstage Q/A: As part of the duties of the Black Trans International Pageant Royalty, you will be asked to appear at public speaking engagements or possibly to respond to media interviews. Each contestant will be asked short impactful questions to assess their interview skill set and will be credited for Personality/Composure, Communications Skill, Answer Content and Overall Response.

$200 Mr & Miss Black Trans International Competition $150 Early Registration

$50 Mx Black Trans Newcomer Competition $25 Early Registration

NATIONAL PRIZE PACKAGE
$800 Cash Prize Award plus $200 Step Down
National Media Recognition
The Official Black Trans International Dazzling Crown
The Official Black Trans International Satin Embroidered Sash
The Official Black Trans International Logo Pin
Full Page Ad in National Conference Souvenir Journal
Acknowledgment & Paid 2020 Black Trans Advocacy Awards Gala Ticket
Paid BTAC 2021 3-Night Hotel & (2)Conference Registrations for you and a guest
Complimentary Photo shoot Friday the following day (Colors are Black & White)
Paid Quarterly Productivity Incentives


Cash Prizes:
$150 Runner-Up Cash Prizes and awards are based on a minimum of 3 or more contestants per division.

$200 Step-Down is based on successful completion of the BTIPS contract, fulfilling the BTIPS Pillars: Elegance, Philanthropy and Community Service goals.

First Appearance:

2020 Mr & Miss Black Trans will make their “So Amazing” first appearance together at the awards gala. Be prepared to perform “So Amazing Beyonce/Stevie Wonder version”


STATE PRIZE PACKAGE:
Acknowledgment & Paid 2020 Black Trans Advocacy Awards Gala Ticket
The Dazzling Official Miss Crown
The Official Satin Embroidered Sash
The Official Black Trans International Logo Pin
Paid BTAC 2021 Conference Registration
Entry Fee paid to BTIPS National Pageant Competition
National Pageant Training & Preparation

Official 2020 Pageant Application